Healthy Living Tips

What is the amount of various nutrients we should eat on a daily basis? Below is a list of the recommended amounts, but ssst!... don’t tell anyone you found it here! 🙂 Carbohydrates: 50-55% from our daily intake; simple carbs no more then 10% dietary fibers approximately 30g/day. Lipids: 30-35% from our daily intake; saturated …

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Male Body Types

Generally, men’s body is categorized in three global biotypes: ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph. 1. ECTOMORPH BODY TYPE : they have a rather frail constitution, are characterized as tall and slim, with flat chest and buttocks, small shoulders, lean muscle mass, long arms and legs. They gain weight pretty hard, because they have a fast metabolism …

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Gluten Intolerance – Celiac Disease

Gluten intolerance, also known as celiac disease or gluten enteropathy, is an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten ingestion (gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, triticale, kamut; some consider oat unsafe too). It damages the absorptive surface of the small bowel, produces inflammation and in the end leads to nutrients malabsorption. Symptoms of …

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Pasta

Whole-grain pasta is considered to be the healthy choice over regular pasta, although both categories bring a relatively large amount of calories. Whole-grain flour contains, besides starch (that is a complex carbohydrate), dietary fibers, proteins, trace minerals (magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper), vitamins (B class vitamins and E vitamin) and antioxidants. Complex carbohydrates are important; …

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